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How to handle the holiday season and loss of loved ones

by  Aaliyah Bowden, The Charlotte Post The holidays are coming but some people won’t be in the mood to celebrate. After someone near and dear to you dies, it may be hard to enjoy end-of-the-year traditions. Holiday grief is when a person loses a relative or loved one near the holidays or certain festivities had special meaning to the deceased. “It’s a paradox because we’re there to celebrate but...

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ENTERTAINMENT AND MEDIA INDUSTRY VETERAN ADELL HENDERSON JOINS REAL TIMES MEDIA AS VP OF MULTIMEDIA CONTENT AND PROGRAMMING

DETROIT – Real Times Media (RTM) welcomes Adell Henderson as Vice President of Multimedia Content and Programming. Adell is a multimedia professional with over 25 years of experience including stints with Black media powerhouses such as Black Entertainment Television (BET) and the trailblazing Black men’s publication, KING Magazine. In his role with RTM, he will spearhead program ideation, digital network strategy, and lead the company’s production arm, Studio 1452.  “Adell is a true maverick and a trailblazer in the Black media space. As we continue to re-imagine our company, he is exactly the...

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How JPMorgan Chase’s Advancing Black Pathways Looks to Help MBEs Grow

In response to the pandemic’s devastating impact on minority-owned businesses and the social justices that mainstream America woke up to last year, JPMorgan Chase announced a five-year $30 billion commitment in October 2020 to provide economic opportunity to Black and Latinx communities. That commitment to Minority Business Enterprises (MBE) includes greater access to capital, coaching, technical assistance and a pledge to boost spending with Black and Latinx suppliers by...

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DTE Energy Names Joi Harris as President of DTE Gas

DTE Energy announced the appointment of Joi Harris as president of DTE Gas, the company’s natural gas utility serving 1.3 million residential and business customers across its service territory. Harris, a 30-year veteran of DTE, has a long history with DTE Gas. She started shadowing engineers at the age of 15, before becoming a company co-op at 18. She climbed the ladder, serving in a number of leadership positions...

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Black Angels Take Flight

Joshua Matthews, flight attendant, left, Kenny Jordan flies airplane during lesson, center, Kenny Jordan, right. By Megan Kirk The friendly skies have not always been so kind to Black people. Airports were largely segregated and many Blacks could not afford ticket fares. To make the distinction, though airlines were not legally segregated, airports actively practiced it and African Americans who did fly faced discrimination. Serving on the U.S. House of Representatives...

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Here’s why your Thanksgiving meal could be the ‘most expensive’ in history

By Black Information Network There may be a hitch in your Thanksgiving plans this year, and it’s likely hitting your wallet. According to expert predictions, this year’s Thanksgiving meal may be the most expensive yet, with multiple forces to blame.The ripple effect of a backed up global supply chain has already had some Americans waiting months for furniture and leaving grocery store shelves bare, but experts say holiday meal costs go beyond...

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